CFO Coaching Program

Beyond Numbers: Forge Your Path as a Strategic Leader

Elevate your influence and emerge as a comprehensive leader who is not just a financial expert but a visionary – a strategic leader who can guide your organization towards sustainable growth and value creation.

The Challenges You Face:

Your role as CFO is multifaceted – you’re a partner to the CEO, a communicator to the board and key stakeholders, and a leader who inspires confidence and trust across all levels of the organization.

The journey from traditional finance executive to strategic partner – handling all these issues and more – at the helm of your organization’s future is not straight and likely faces obstacles. But you don’t have to go in alone.

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Introducing Chief Executive Group's CFO Coaching Program

Designed to transform you into the strategic leader you’re meant to be, expert guidance from a CFO Coach will help you propel your organization toward sustainable growth and value creation – without losing sight of the personal ambitions and values that define you.

Our coaching program, led by seasoned executives with firsthand experience in transforming the finance function, covers key aspects critical to your evolution. Each engagement is personalized, drawing from 11 core modules that focus on pivotal areas such as:

How Our Coaching Works:

We begin with a detailed conversation to understand your specific goals and challenges. This ensures we match you with the coach who not only has the right expertise but also aligns with your vision. You will have the opportunity to meet your coach before the assignment begins to ensure you are confident there’s a good fit. If you ever want to switch coaches or stop the coaching process, you can do so at any time.

Chief Executive Group's CFO Coaching Program is flexible, recognizing the fluid nature of business. Designed to maximize value and minimize time invested, you’ll have regular meetings, stakeholder check-ins, and quarterly reviews that are structured to fit into your demanding schedule, ensuring continuous progress towards your goals.

With coaching, you're not just investing in guidance—you're investing in transformation. Position yourself at the forefront of leadership, harnessing expertise to amplify your impact and leave a lasting legacy.

Why choose Chief Executive Group's CFO Coaching Program?

As a CFO, you’re in a unique position of partnership with your CEO – shaping the organization’s strategy, driving its financial health, and ensuring its ethical compass points true north. Our CFO Program reinforces this partnership, equipping you with the skills to engage in candid, strategic conversations that influence the future direction of your company.

Is the CFO Program the Right Fit for You?

Embrace the journey from a traditional CFO to a strategic, visionary leader with Chief Executive Group's CFO Coaching Program.

Let’s have a no-commitment conversation on how we can facilitate your evolution into a strategic value creator, achieving not just professional excellence and corporate achievement, but also a fulfilling work/life balance.


Strategic Planning Workshop

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process

Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:

  1. Lack of systematic approach (70%)
  2. Laundry lists without prioritization (68%)
  3. Decisions based on personalities rather than facts and information (65%)


Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns.  They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning.  Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process.  This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented.  If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form.  The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

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Women in Leadership Seminar and Peer Discussion

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations. 

Limited space available.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $495 will be added to your total.

Golf Outing

10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS

General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.

The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $295 will be added to your total.